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King County Washington Lead Rail Facilities Custodian in Seattle, Washington

Summary

Metro Transit's Rail Division is responsible for operating and maintaining Link Light Rail service on a 20.4-mile route from the Angle Lake Station south of Sea-Tac Airport to the University of Washington Station, expanding to Northgate in early 2021. Plans and/or construction are underway extending the system to the north, east, south, and west. Expansion over the next five years alone will include the addition of more than 20 stations and 40 miles of light rail track. The light rail line is a critical part of the region's transportation network and carries more than 79,000 weekday daily riders.

Working as a member of a team, this position will perform regular and ongoing lead duties over Rail Facilities Custodians and maintain the cleanliness of the interior and exterior of Light Rail Operating Facilities.

Who May Apply: This career service position is open to the general public. Additional consideration will be given to King County 587 Rail career service employees. This posting may be used to establish an eligibility list to fill future Career Service (regular) vacancies, and/or TLT vacancies, and/or Special Duty Assignments (King County career service employees only) that may occur over the next twelve months.

Forms and Materials Required: An online King County application and completion of the supplemental questionnaire is required.

Work Schedule: This position is non-exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is overtime eligible. The workweek is normally 40 hours. Work shift is subject to change and you may work a schedule of 4/10s or 5/8s depending on a seniority-based pick system. A shift differential will be given for evening and graveyard shifts. NOTE: Current dayshift wage range: $28.88 2nd Shift: $30.32 3rd*Shift: $31.05.*

An Employer To Be Proud Of King County Metro Transit is a regional leader in helping people move quickly throughout the region, reducing commuter stress, greening the environment and radically improving urban air quality, by providing comfortable, effective transit services for the thousands of commuters and other residents of King County, Washington. Working for Metro means working for a leader in this nation's public transportation industry.

Great Benefits King County provides our employees with a free transportation pass (good on Metro, Pierce, Community and Sound Transit) and a generous benefits package, (see Benefits tab for more details).

*If you have specific question regarding this recruitment, please contact: * Troika Braswell Sr. Talent Advisor tbraswell@kingcounty.gov

Job Duties

Metro Transit's Rail Division is responsible for operating and maintaining Link Light Rail service on a 20.4-mile route from the Angle Lake Station south of Sea-Tac Airport to the University of Washington Station, expanding to Northgate in early 2021. Plans and/or construction are underway extending the system to the north, east, south, and west. Expansion over the next five years alone will include the addition of more than 20 stations and 40 miles of light rail track. The light rail line is a critical part of the region's transportation network and carries more than 79,000 weekday daily riders.

Working as a member of a team, this position will perform regular and ongoing lead duties over Rail Facilities Custodians and maintain the cleanliness of the interior and exterior of Light Rail Operating Facilities.

Who May Apply: This career service position is open to the general public. Additional consideration will be given to King County 587 Rail career service employees. This recruitment may be used to establish an eligibility list to fill future career service/and or temporary vacancies that may occur over the next twelve months.

Forms and Materials Required: An online King County application and completion of the supplemental questionnaire is required.

Work Schedule: This position is non-exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is overtime eligible. The workweek is normally 40 hours. Work shift is subject to change and you may work a schedule of 4/10s or 5/8s depending on a seniority-based pick system. A shift differential will be given for evening and graveyard shifts.

An Employer To Be Proud Of King County Metro Transit is a regional leader in helping people move quickly throughout the region, reducing commuter stress, greening the environment and radically improving urban air quality, by providing comfortable, effective transit services for the thousands of commuters and other residents of King County, Washington. Working for Metro means working for a leader in this nation's public transportation industry.

Great Benefits King County provides our employees with a free transportation pass (good on Metro, Pierce, Community and Sound Transit) and a generous benefits package, (see Benefits tab for more details).

*If you have specific question regarding this recruitment, please contact: * Troika Braswell Sr. Talent Advisor tbraswell@kingcounty.gov

Applying equity and social justice principles is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all King County employees. We model and apply our equity and social justice shared values, behaviors and practices across all of the job duties listed below:

In addition to performing the full range of responsibilities of the Rail Facilities Custodian classification, incumbents in this classification will also perform the following duties:

  • Prioritize, schedule and assign work for facility custodians; oversee and evaluate their work.

  • Monitor the work-in-progress for Rail Facilities Custodians.

  • Investigate and resolve citizen complaints.

  • Secure areas for safe cleaning.

  • Clean the facility including shop areas, offices, hallways, surrounding surface areas, parking lot, stairways, elevators, and other portions of the facility.

  • Mix and use cleaning chemicals and solutions.

  • Strip, wash and scrub various types of floors, such as wood, linoleum, concrete and marble; vacuum and extract dirt from carpets; machine buff floors.

  • Clean, stock and sanitize restrooms.

  • Dust, wipe, wash and vacuum surfaces.

  • Empty trash and recycle bins. Load and unload small equipment, debris and trash.

  • Set up and arrange furniture for meetings and other events.

  • Secure office and shop areas as directed.

  • Operate pressure washers, blasters, and associated equipment.

  • Prioritize emergency tasks in the absence of on-site supervision; respond to emergency calls as necessary.

  • Plan, schedule and communicate activities with other trades and divisions; assist other trades as necessary.

  • Request and stock various supplies.

  • Clean glass and surface areas.

  • Remove graffiti.

  • Perform snow and ice removal.

  • Operate company assigned vehicles.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

  • Three year of professional cleaning/janitorial experience.

  • One year of professional lead experience.

  • Skill in providing leadership and direction to others.

  • Skill in planning and coordinating work.

  • Knowledge and skill of basic janitorial cleaning techniques.

  • Experience operating and maintaining associated types of cleaning equipment. Knowledge of basic safety rules and applicable OSHA laws.

  • Knowledge in the proper use and disposal of cleaning chemicals.

  • Basic oral and written communication skills including demonstrated ability to read, write, and follow verbal instructions.

  • Skill in reading, following and safely handling cleaning supplies per manufacturer's instructions.

  • Skill in dealing proactively and sensitively with customers.

  • Skill in performing multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to perform repetitious job tasks.

  • Skill in working with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds.

  • Skill in learning new methods and ways of doing work.

  • Skill in problem solving; analytical skills required to solve common problems.

  • Valid Washington State Driver's License.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Must be able to constantly lift, carry and move objects of less than 25 pounds and may be required to move heavier objects. Assistance is available when lifting over 50 pounds.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

_SELECTION PROCESS: _ Applications will be screened to determine whether candidates meet minimum qualifications. Candidates presenting evidence that they meet or exceed the qualifications noted above may be invited to participate in a panel interview and onsite testing. Employment offers will be finalized only after candidates have successfully completed physical examinations and reference checks. May also involve a driving abstract review.

_WORK ENVIRONMENT: _Work may be performed from indoors and outdoors and in inclement weather.

UNION MEMBERSHIP: This position is represented by ATU, Local 587.

Classification Number: 9103400

Supplemental Information

Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.

Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.

Guided by our "True North", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.

King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

To Apply If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact your recruiter listed on this job announcement.

Salary: $60,070.40 - $64,584.00 Annually

Location: Seattle, WA

Job Type: Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week

Department: MTD - Metro Transit

Job Number: 2020TB12298

Division: Rail

Closing: Continuous

Agency: King County

Address: King County Administration Bldg. 500 4th Ave. Rm. 553 Seattle, Washington, 98104

Phone: 206-477-3404

Website: http://www.kingcounty.gov/

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